Chapter 7. Preventing Childhood Obesity

  1. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer
  1. Ros Parkinson RGN, RSCN, ENB 998, Asthma Diploma Children's Diabetes Nurse Senior Practice Nurse1,
  2. Diane Jewkes RGN, RM, Diploma in Counselling Independent Nurse Prescriber Administrator Midwife Sexual Health Practitioner,
  3. Vicky Grayson BA (Hons) Nursing Studies (Children) Independent Nurse Prescriber Children's Nurse Paediatric Surgical Senior Staff Nurse2,
  4. Karen Moyse MSc, BSc, RGN, RSCN, RHV, PGDAE (Hons) Psychology Independent Nurse Prescriber Visitor Lecturer6,
  5. Cheryl Sheard Personal Trainer Qualified YogaBugs Teacher,
  6. Liz Whelan Diplomas in Baby Yoga,
  7. Fenella Lindsell Director Yoga Teacher3,
  8. Jackie Butler Swimming Teacher Swimming Instructor4 and
  9. Janet Savage BSc, RGN, RSCN Teacher Nurse5

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch7

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

How to Cite

Parkinson, R., Jewkes, D., Grayson, V., Moyse, K., Sheard, C., Whelan, L., Lindsell, F., Butler, J. and Savage, J. (2009) Preventing Childhood Obesity, in Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse (ed K. Moyse), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322644.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Health at Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lincoln County Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    Sheffield Hallam University, UK

  3. 3

    Yoga Centre in SW, London, UK

  4. 4

    Swimming Teacher's Association, UK

  5. 5

    Birmingham, UK

  6. 6

    Health at Nottingham University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158008

Online ISBN: 9781444322644

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Keywords:

  • The National Service Framework (NSF);
  • Defining childhood obesity;
  • Prevention and what needs to be achieved;
  • Nutrition and growth;
  • Yoga for older children (from 8 years of age);
  • Bumps and Babes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Childhood obesity

  • Breastfeeding

  • Nutrition and growth

  • Physical activity

  • Conclusion

  • References